English dictionary of medical terms (86)
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- No:1700 - therapeutic
(Gr. therapeutikos inclined to serve) 1. pertaining to
therapeutics, or to the art of healing. 2. curative.
- No:1701 - therapy
(Gr. therapeia service done to the sick) the treatment of disease;
- No:1702 - thermal
pertaining to or characterized by heat.
- No:1703 - thermoregulation
- No:1704 - thoracic
(L. thoracicus; Gr. thorakikos) pertaining to or affecting the
- No:1705 - thrombocytopenia
(thrombocyte + Gr. penia poverty) decrease in the number of blood
- No:1706 - thrombocytosis
increased numbers of platelets in the peripheral blood.
- No:1707 - thromboembolism
obstruction of a blood vessel with thrombotic material carried by
the blood stream from the site of origin to plug another vessel.
- No:1708 - thrombolytic
1. dissolving or splitting up a thrombus. 2. a thrombolytic agent.
- No:1709 - thrombophlebitis
(thrombo- + Gr. phleps vein + -itis) inflammation of a vein
associated with thrombus formation.
- No:1710 - thrombosis
(Gr. thrombosis) the formation, development, or presence of a
- No:1711 - thrombus
(Gr. thrombos clot) an aggregation of blood factors, primarily
platelets and fibrin with entrapment of cellular elements,
frequently causing vascular obstruction at the point of its
formation. Some authorities thus differentiate thrombus formation
from simple coagulation or clot formation. Cf. embolism.
- No:1712 - thyrostatic
- No:1713 - thyrotoxicosis
the condition resulting from presentation to the tissues of
excessive quantities of the thyroid hormones, whether the excess
results from overproduction by the thyroid gland (as in Graves'
disease), originated outside the thyroid, or is due to loss of
storage function and leakage from the gland.
- No:1714 - tic
an involuntary compulsive, repetitive, stereotyped movement,
resembling a purposeful movement because it is coordinated and
involves muscles in their normal synergistic relationships; tics
usually involve the face and shoulders.
- No:1715 - tinea pedis
tinea involving the feet, particularly the interdigital spaces and
soles, most often caused by Trichophyton rubrum, T. mentagrophytes,
or Epidermophyton floccosum, and characterized by intensely
pruritic lesions varying from mild, chronic, and scaling to acute
exfoliative, pustular and bullous.
- No:1716 - tinnitus
(L. 'a ringing') a noise in the ears, as ringing, buzzing, roaring,
clicking, etc. Such sounds may at times be heard by others than
- No:1717 - titre
(Fr. titre standard) the quantity of a substance required to
produce a reaction with a given volume of another substance, or the
amount of one substance required to correspond with a given amount
of another substance.
- No:1718 - tolerance
(L. tolerantia) 1. the ability to endure unusually large doses of
a drug or toxin. 2. acquired drug tolerance; a decreasing response
to repeated constant doses of a drug or the need for increasing
doses to maintain a constant response.
- No:1719 - tomography
(tomo- + Gr. graphein to write) the recording of internal body
images at a predetermined plane by means of the tomograph; called
also body section roentgenography.
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